Clara Lee has what it takes to help you navigate the exciting and sometimes challenging path to buying and selling real estate in Silicon Valley. Her goal is to make your real estate experience as stress-free as possible, accompanying you every step of the way.
Keenly aware of how the purchase or sale of real estate is both a business decision as well as a personal one, Clara brings with her a background in finance and human resources in high-tech. A resident of Silicon Valley and the Bay Area for over 30 years, she is a second generation real estate professional. Her mother, Catherine Dong, created the legacy of excellence in real estate consulting and lending Clara the gift of having been brought up in a real estate-savvy environment. Clara is a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas where she received dual degrees in Business Administration (majoring in Finance) and Mathematics.
Clara’s connection to the “heart” of Silicon Valley includes her expertise on the various school systems and communities of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties not only as a realtor but also as a parent.
Affiliations, Community Involvement and Awards
Clara is a member of the National Association of Realtors®, the California Association of Realtors®, and the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors®. She has also earned membership into Coldwell Banker's International President's Elite, awarded to the top 3% of CB Residential Brokerage sales associates worldwide.
Together with her husband, Daniel Lee, she also serves on the leadership team at Bridgeway Church of Silicon Valley in Palo Alto.
“I feel that using my skills and background to help others with their real estate needs is what brings me the greatest satisfaction. I consider myself more than just the typical real estate agent. I do this by striving daily to differentiate myself -- with superior service, a solid commitment to my clients and a never-give-up attitude,” says Clara. “I am ready and willing to go that extra mile to help my clients to open doors in Silicon Valley and beyond.”
So, perhaps I am remiss for not having posted this review ten years ago when Clara first entered my life ... But, the silver lining regarding my delay is I now have such extensive experience working with Clara that I can now expound on all that is amazing about Clara Lee. At this point, Clara has aided me five separate times with regards to my real estate and housing …
-Darcy S., Client
I am a first-time buyer and Clara was an absolute godsend -- I can't imagine doing a house transaction without her by my side now. She is incredibly caring, patient, thoughtful, delightful, and very diligent. I was told it's rare to find agents who truly look out for your best interest, but Clara is that rare diamond. She went above and beyond in several dimensions, …
-Sylvia P., Client
Clara helped my fiancee and I buy a single-family home in Santa Clara in an extremely competitive market. She always took the time to make sure we were well informed about the home buying process and the current market, and she was very responsive to our emails and texts at any time of the day and night. We challenged her a bit by asking her to make an offer with 1 day's …
-Sean W., Client
Clara made our house buying experience as painless as possible. She started off by adding us to her mailing list. Basically, we gave her the details of what we were looking for and when a house came into the market with those specs, it was e-mailed to us. This was useful to us, too, because it kept all of these houses in our own personal list and we could look at them …
-Jamie J., Client
We feel fortunate to get Clara Lee as our agent. She helped us through the selling and buying a new property. Besides the market cool down, she was able to guide us and get the deals closed in a short time. She is a market expert and a very detailed oriented agent. She stayed positive and calm, gave us enough details and data about the market, and was a winner on both …
-David L., Client